Responsible Autonomy

  • “Not with the people I’ve got”
    “Not with the people I’ve got”
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 13, 2020
    How to waste talent efficiently.
  • “What would happen if we removed all Managers?”
    “What would happen if we removed all Managers?”
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 10, 2020
    This sparked some debate...
  • Presenteeism
    Presenteeism
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 9, 2020
    Is bred by management.
  • Thinking about flywheels, again.
    Thinking about flywheels, again.
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 8, 2020
    What do you think of mine?
  • Why do we have managers?
    Why do we have managers?
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 7, 2020
    Just wondering.
  • Mintzberg revisited
    Mintzberg revisited
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 6, 2020
    I've been thinking...
  • Amnesia
    Amnesia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 2, 2020
    Or is it akrasia? I forget.
  • Akrasia
    Akrasia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 1, 2020
    Doing one thing, when you should be doing something else.
  • Flywheels
    Flywheels
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 30, 2020
    Perpetual motion
  • The Big Picture
    The Big Picture
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 29, 2020
    Help people navigate for themselves.
  • The best of both worlds
    The best of both worlds
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 25, 2020
    Pyramids aren't the only structure.
  • Deferred Gratification
    Deferred Gratification
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 24, 2020
    What if the process was its own reward?
  • Re-distribution
    Re-distribution
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 23, 2020
    There are useful things to be learned from people near Utopia too.
  • This isn’t my utopia
    This isn’t my utopia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 22, 2020
    "When you make a business, you get to make a little universe where you control all the laws.  This is your utopia".
  • The product you really make
    The product you really make
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 19, 2020
    Is an autonomous enterprise.
  • Stakeholders
    Stakeholders
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 18, 2020
    "groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist" *
  • Legacy
    Legacy
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 16, 2020
    Another gem from the Out of The Crisis podcast, with Brian Chesky and Eric Ries.
  • New paths
    New paths
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 4, 2020
    Are made by walking.
  • My workflow problem
    My workflow problem
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 3, 2020
    Right now, more pins is not what we need.
  • Empathetic Magic
    Empathetic Magic
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 2, 2020
    Something we can all do.